Shaun the Sheep is a British-American animated television series produced by Aardman Animations. The program features Shaun, a troublesome sheep who lives on Mossy Bottom Farm with a gullible and lovable flock watched over by a strict but caring dog named Bitzer. The farm is run by a strict, caring and dopey farmer who is unnamed in the show. The show depicts the flock's adventures tailing the events in the life of Shaun the Sheep, who lives to have fun but always seems to get into trouble for it without being detected by the farmer.
Characters[change | change source]
Shaun[change | change source]
Shaun is a young sheep with white wool; he is friends with every sheep on the farm located in the countryside. He likes to help his friends.
Bitzer[change | change source]
Bitzer is a yellow sheepdog. He is a shepherd and watches the sheep. Bitzer's best friend is Shaun.
The Farmer[change | change source]
The Farmer is in charge of the sheep in the meadows. He lives in a house next to the gate to the sheep meadows. In various episodes, it's shown that he loves to bake cakes and watch television. He hates it when the sheep come into the house when Bitzer is not there to keep the sheep in order.
Timmy[change | change source]
Timmy is a lamb. He lives with his mum. He loves teddy bears and robots.
Shirley[change | change source]
Shirley is the biggest sheep on the farm.
History[change | change source]
Shaun the Sheep was created by Aardman Animations and first founded in May 2007. Season 1 was released in September 2007.
In February 2008, Aardman Animations introduced the mobile game Shaun The Sheep: Mobile Game. It was released on 27 February 2008, on the Xbox 360. In March 2008, it was announced that there will be a movie based on the game called Shaun the Sheep.
In 2010, Shaun the Sheep: The Mobile Game was discontinued on Xbox 360, replaced by Home Sheep Home released on 6 March 2013.
On 12 January 2015, Shaun the Sheep Movie was released. Aardman Animations also introduced a new version of the game Shaun the Sheep; The games were released on Xbox One and Xbox Live on 12 March 2015.